15 reasons why (not) to date a vet – an eharmony rebuttal

I think this will be my future…

Once Kitten, Twice Shy

The dating website eHarmony has published a wonderfully upbeat, but sadly unrealistic list of reasons why dating a veterinarian is a good idea.

So in the interests of singletons everywhere, I’ve written a few corrections to save everyone the time and heartbreak when it all goes wrong (and because if you read no. 15, you will see we have no interest in consoling our colleagues)

1. They’re patient. Their furry patients can be stubborn and aggressive.Vets respond to chaos with patience, gentleness and a calming demeanor.
Just don’t expect your date to extend you the same patience when she’s just finished a 14hour shift being lacerated by angry cats and trying to convince her clients that 5+ years of training means she probably knows better than the 16 year old sales clerk in Pets at Home.

2. Veterinarians are passionate about their work. They don’t choose the career for its…

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